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PILLAI/ FIFA /CIES                 INDIA
EXECUTIVE PROGRAMME
                       2nd EDITION l 2020-21
IN SPORTS MANAGEMENT
INDIA 2nd EDITION l 2020-21 - PILLAI/ FIFA /CIES EXECUTIVE PROGRAMME IN SPORTS MANAGEMENT - Pillai Institute of Management Studies and ...
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Welcome

The Pillai Group is honoured to associate with               It is India’s time to get noticed on the sporting
one of the finest University Networks in the world           landscape of the world. By conducting this unique
i.e. the FIFA/CIES University Network to offer the           programme the Pillai Group hopes to be at the
PILLAI/FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports               forefront of the growth of professional sports
Management in India. This programme formed                   management in India.
by FIFA and CIES, both being leaders in their
respective domains, with its focus on rich academic          I thank you for taking the first step and applying
content, problem solving projects and collabora-             for this world renowned course and look forward
tions makes it one of the most sought after courses          to reading your application.
by sports professionals all over the world.

With the rise of world class leagues and clubs in
different sports in India, formal education in sports
management has become the need of the hour.
The FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports
Management with its universal common curriculum
across all countries and high standards of academic
excellence will help develop the necessary skill
sets required for professionals to shine in the field
of sports management. Networking with partner
universities across the world will provide exposure                            Franav Pillai
to the latest management trends and practices in                                 Director
sports for our faculty and students leading to quality            PILLAI/FIFA/CIES Executive Programme
academic research opportunities that will aid in the                      in Sports Management
advancement of Indian sports. With all its pedigree
and merit we are confident that the PILLAI/FIFA/
CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management
will help us create the trained sports professionals
India requires to reach its sporting goals and also
strengthen the overall sports ecosystem in India.

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The training of sports
         managers: A necessity

In today’s world, sport is confronted with a                 The FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports
constantly increasing number of challenges, and a            Management is delivered worldwide by 17 univer-
working environment that grows more complex                  sities, forming part of the FIFA/CIES International
with each passing day.                                       University Network.

One can mention poor management of many sports-              This innovative network allows students, alumni,
related entities, the ensuing lack of credibility,           professors, experts, coordinators and speakers
a demand for transparency from many partners,                to interact and share their experiences on both a
the gap between the richest sports organisations             national and global level.
and those that have limited resources, responding
to increasingly effective doping methods and the             CIES is proud to partner with Pillai Institute of
threat from illegal sports betting to the integrity of       Management Studies & Research in Mumbai for
sports results. This non exhaustive list is followed         the organisation of the FIFA/CIES Executive
by the challenges of obtaining support from com-             Programme in India and to contribute to the wider
mercial sponsors, the growing complexity related             development of sports management in both this
to the organisation of sports events, the migration          country and those on its borders.
of young athletes to rich countries, the legal frame-
works which grow in size and sophistication day
after day, the global financial uncertainty and the
ongoing fight against the still too common threats
from racism and nationalistic behaviour in stadiums
and on local playing fields.

For all of these reasons, sports managers must,
more than ever before, be able to deal with
complex situations involving many challenges.
Education remains one of the best ways to achieve
this.
                                                                            Prof. Denis Oswald
Created in 2004, the FIFA/CIES Executive                                       CIES Director
Programme in Sports Management aims to provide
present and future sports leaders with the necessary
knowledge and skills to be able to better under-
stand their working environment and to deal with
the types of situations modern sports organisation
can be confronted with.

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The International Centre
                                                           for Sports Studies (CIES)

The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES),        Finally, its multidisciplinary approach, connected
located in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, was created as a        with the realities of the sports field, enables the pro-
foundation in 1995 by the Fédération Internationale        duction of solutions, which meet the specific needs
de Football Association (FIFA), the University of          of sports organisations.
Neuchâtel and the City and State of Neuchâtel.
                                                           The main CIES activities are notably the organisa-
Using a multi-disciplinary approach (law, sociology,       tion of the “FIFA Master” (International Master
geography, history and management), CIES pro-              in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport),
vides research, top-level education and consulting         the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports
services to the world of sport.                            Management delivered through an international
                                                           university network comprising 17 partner universi-
Since its inception, CIES has aimed to serve as a          ties across the world, and the Master/DAS/CAS in
bridge between the worlds of research, education           Sports Law of the University of Neuchâtel.
and sports organisations. CIES actively promotes
the ongoing exchange of knowledge and experi-              Since 2018, in collaboration with FIFA, the CIES has
ences between stakeholders from both academia              also been developing executive training courses
and the sports industry. Thanks to its international       for General Secretaries and senior executives of
network of universities and experts, CIES is able          national football federations. Finally, CIES is also
to support and carry out research and educational          engaged in fundamental and applied research in
projects across all continents.                            the field of sport, through numerous publications,
                                                           its Football Observatory and the organisation of
                                                           conferences and seminars.

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A few words about
                    the Pillai Group

Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai Group of                 international and national level athletes who have
Institutions was established in 1970 with the aim           participated at global events such as the Olympics,
of bringing about social and economic change                Commonwealth Games, Indian Premier League (IPL)
through the proactive personal development of               and Indian Super League (ISL). The government
every student that came into its fold. Under the            of India has recognised the Pillai Group’s commit-
helm of Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai and Dr. Daphne           ment to sports and has entrusted it with running a
Pillai, the trust has grown from a single school into       Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre at one of its
a multi-institution, multi-location group delivering        campuses. The centre currently provides high level
quality education from kindergarten to post-grad-           training to 22 athletes from all over India.
uate levels. Today, Mahatma Education Society
(MES) educates more than 30,000 students annu-              The FIFA/CIES Executive Program will be con-
ally in its 48 institutions known as the Pillai Group       ducted by Pillai Institute of Management Studies
of Institutions in 6 different campuses spread across       and Research (PIMSR). Established in 1998, PIMSR is
the state of Maharashtra, India.                            one of the Pillai Group’s most respected institutions.
                                                            It conducts the Master of Management Studies
The Pillai Group, known for its innovative teaching         (MBA equivalent) and Executive MBA courses at the
practices and world class infrastructure, has also          Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus located in Navi
always been committed to develop a strong sport-            Mumbai, India. The MMS course is affiliated to the
ing culture amongst its students and institutions. It       prestigious University of Mumbai and recognized by
is a matter of great pride that it has produced many        the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

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The FIFA/CIES Executive
                                                          Programme

    General presentation

The FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports               communication, sports law, marketing/sponsorship,
Management covers all sports. It provides training        management, finance and sports event manage-
in 6 essential fields of sports management, namely        ment.

                    Sports Event                                    Finance
                    Management

                                                                                  Management
      Communication
                                          A 360°
                                        CURRICULUM

                         Sports Law                                    Marketing/ Sponsorship

    Objectives
 1 To give students a comprehensive view of                4 To help students acquire the tools and know-
   sports management.                                        ledge that they can use in their daily sports
                                                             environment.
 2 To adapt the curriculum to national and regional
   requirements in sports thanks to the skills and         5 To organise each year a cycle of special sessions
   expertise of our academic partners.                       which are delivered by international sports
                                                             industry experts.
 3 To combine theoretical education with practical
   case studies.                                           6 To build a network of expertise at both national
                                                             and international levels.

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The FIFA/CIES Executive
                Programme

       Sports Event Management                                Finance
 The objective of this module is to give students         This module offers training in the financial
 a better understanding of the various aspects            realities of national and continental sports
 related to the organisation of sports events,            entities, with a view to strengthening and
 on both a national and international level. For          improving financial management processes.
 example, project management, security, logis-            It addresses fundamental financial concepts
 tics, infrastructure, positioning in such a com-         such as balance sheets, profit and loss accounts,
 petitive market, are all key elements to ensure          budget options, and business plans. On com-
 the successful delivery of a sporting event.             pletion of the module, sports managers will
                                                          have acquired the necessary tools to be efficient
                                                          managers within their organisations.

       Communication                                                        Management
 This module offers the possibility                                     This module focuses on the tran-
 to gain knowledge of the basic                                         sition from the amateur manage-
 concepts of communication as                                           ment of a sports organisation to
 needed by sports organisa-                     MODULES                 professional management, and is
 tions to ensure the effective                                          based primarily upon efficiency
 exchange of information between                                        and performance principles. Key
 the different sports industry                                          themes addressed during this
 actors. Strategic communication,                                       module include the structure of
 planning, management of com-                                           sports organisations, decision
 munication processes and crisis                                        -making     processes,   human
 management are all necessary                                           resources management, leader-
 tools for effective communication                                      ship and the management of
 strategies.                                                            organisational change.

                                                              Marketing/Sponsorship
                                                          This module offers students the opportunity to
                                                          familiarise themselves with the commercial reali-
       Sports Law                                         ties of modern sport. Students are presented
 The exceptional growth and development of                with a pragmatic approach to marketing sports
 the sports industry has also seen the evolution          entities and events, as well as to the selling of
 of an increasingly vast and complex judicial             sponsorship and servicing of account sponsors.
 system. The objective of this module is to pro-          The importance of markets and sports consumers
 vide a full overview of sports law. For example,         are clearly demonstrated and also the role played
 consideration is given to the structure of world         by brands and social media. A better under-
 sport, the status of the sports person, civil            standing of the methods used to strengthen the
 and criminal responsibility of sports actors, the        identity of a sports organisation for marketing
 different commercial contracts used, the resolu-         purposes (values, image) and how to fully grasp
 tion of legal disputes in sport and the increasing       the expectations of potential sponsors are two
 level of threats to the integrity of sport.              key components of this module.

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The FIFA/CIES Executive
                                                            Programme

      Sessions with international sports industry experts
During each edition of the FIFA/CIES Executive              organisers, etc.). These special sessions and lectures
Programme, CIES offers students the opportunity to          also provide an opportunity to exchange viewpoints
meet industry experts from different backgrounds            on current issues in the world of sport and to reflect
(e.g. IOC, FIFA, other international federations,           on how these issues can impact on national sport.
continental entities, prestigious clubs, sports event

    Who is the FIFA/CIES Executive Programme intended for?
  Managers and individuals working in the sports              Professionals from all backgrounds (e.g. legal
  world on a professional or amateur basis (e.g.              practitioners, economists, journalists) who wish to
  national and international federations, continen-           start working in sport and become familiar with
  tal organisations, NOCs, clubs, regional associa-           the specialist aspects of the sports industry.
  tions, ministries, municipalities) who are seeking          Young graduates who wish to complement their
  to broaden or refresh their knowledge of sports             existing academic training with a specific qualifi-
  management.                                                 cation in the field of sports management.

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The administrative team

                    Dr. Celina JOY
                    Academic Coordinator
                    Email: celina@mes.ac.in

                    Mr. Padmakshan PADMANABHAN
                    Administrative Coordinator
                    Email: padmas1970@mes.ac.in

                    Dr. Shaji PRABHAKARAN
                    CIES Coordinator in India

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Important information

    Course format                                                   Student numbers
Each of the six modules will comprise approximately             A batch can accommodate a maximum of 50 students.
25 hours of teaching and learning activities, to be com-
pleted over one academic year. The mode of delivery                 Tuition language
for 2020-2021 will be by way of a block release sys-            English
tem where students are required to attend classes at
Pillai Institute of Management Studies & Research                   Admission requirements
for a block of nine (9) days (Saturday to Sunday)
                                                                Candidates must hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree
at three different times in 2020-2021 and a fourth
                                                                from a recognized Indian University or a degree
block of five days in March 2021.
                                                                from a foreign University as recognized by Asso-
                                                                ciation of Indian Universities (AIU) and must
    Course schedule (2020-21 edition)
                                                                be able to demonstrate an interest in sports.
Inauguration 5 September 2020
                                                                Shortlisted candidates are required to undergo
Block one runs from 6 September                                 a compulsory admission interview with an academic
to 13 September, 2020                                           representative of Pillai and a representative of
Block two runs from 31 October                                  the FIFA/CIES University Network. Since classes
to 8 November, 2020
                                                                are in English, candidates must possess a good
Block three runs from 9 January
                                                                command of the language. For exceptional
to 17 January, 2021
                                                                cases* without a Bachelor’s degree, candidates
Block four runs from 23 March
                                                                must hold at least a Diploma corresponding to at
to 27 March, 2021
                                                                least three years of successfully completed sec-
                                                                ondary school education/higher secondary school
    Course location                                             education as certified by appropriate authorities.
Pillai Institute of Management Studies & Research               (*: National / international ranked players / officials
Dr K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus
                                                                in active service).
New Panvel, Navi Mumbai
Maharashtra: 410206
                                                                    Key dates
                                                                (1) Sale of application forms: April 4, 2020 onwards
    Course fee (2020-21 edition)
                                                                (2) Last date of submission of forms along with
INR 2,05,000 (inclusive of comprehensive CIES
                                                                    Statement of Purpose: June 20, 2020
manuals for each module, class hand-outs, inter-
national, national and local guest speakers, official           (3) Intimation of interview selection:
excursions, graduation function, lunches and                        By June 30, 2020
refreshments during each block week). Course                    (4) Dates of interviews: July 9 -12, 2020
fee for international students is USD 4,000 Once                (5) Declaration of results: July 20, 2020
accepted, and to secure your place, an initial non-
                                                                (6) Submission of part fee (non-refundable):
refundable payment of INR 60,000 (USD $ 1,000 for
                                                                    July 31, 2020
international students) is to be paid within a week
of declaration of admission list. The remaining fees            (7) Balance fee payment: August 17, 2020
must be paid in full no later than 17 August, 2020.             (8) Commencement of class: September 5, 2020

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Important information

    Online application                                          Contact information
For registrations please log on to:                         Address
www.pimsr.ac.in/fifacies                                    Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research
                                                            Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus,
    Attendance of classes                                   Sector 16, New Panvel, Navi Mumbai,
Attendance of the four block weeks is compulsory            Maharashtra, India - 410 206
and students must obtain a class attendance mark of         Contact
not less than 75% for each module. This stipulation          Mobile:
is over and above the other academic requirements            +919833709566
for the successful completion of each module.                +919323255600
                                                             Landline:
    Award of diploma                                         +912227481764
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MANAGEMENT                                                   Email:
                                                             fifaciesadmissions@mes.ac.in
    Accommodation
Apartments are available on single or double occu-
pancy basis in close proximity to the campus. Please
contact the official listed below for details.

Ms. Neelam Singh
Tel: +919594661323
Email: neelamsingh@mes.ac.in

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The FIFA/CIES International
                                                         University Network

The FIFA/CIES International University Network               Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
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today includes 17 universities, which deliver the            Madrid, Spain (2010)
FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Manage-
ment:                                                    10 Universidad Metropolitana
                                                            Caracas, Venezuela (2010)
     Universidad Católica Argentina
 1                                                       11 Fundação Getulio Vargas
     Buenos Aires, Argentina (since 2004)                   Rio de Janeiro & São Paulo, Brazil (2010)
     Universidad Santo Tomás
 2                                                       12 Universidad San Martín de Porres
     Santiago de Chile, Chile (2006)                        Lima, Peru (2012)
     Université Cheikh Anta Diop
 3                                                       13 Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
     Dakar, Senegal (2006)                                  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (2014)

     Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
 4                                                       14 Kozminski University
     Port Elizabeth, South Africa (2007)                    Warsaw, Poland (2014)

     Cairo University
 5                                                       15 Higher School of Economics
     Cairo, Egypt (2007)                                    Moscow, Russia (2014)

     Universidad de Costa Rica
 6                                                       16 Pillai Institute of Management Studies
     San José, Costa Rica (2008)                            & Research
                                                            Mumbai, India (2019)
     The University of the West Indies
 7
     Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (2009)           17 Universidad de Las Américas
                                                            Quito, Ecuador (2019)
     Birzeit University
 8
     Ramallah, Palestine (2009)

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The FIFA/CIES International
       University Network

    Objectives and activities

The FIFA/CIES International University Network                     and to offer them new perspectives, the FIFA/CIES
is based on the principles of partnership, mutual                  University Network has implemented two initiatives,
respect and openness. It allows many exchanges                     which, over the years, have become central in creating
among students, teachers, experts, alumni and all                  a sense of community and helping to motivate
the other participants who actively contribute to the              participants: The FIFA/CIES University Network Prize
Network. To strengthen links between its members                   and the FIFA/CIES University Network Scholarships.

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    The FIFA/CIES University Network Prize

The purpose of the FIFA/CIES University Network
Prize is to reward the best group project presented
by the partner universities. The Prize consists of a
trip to Switzerland, which includes a visit to the CIES
headquarters in Neuchâtel, as well as a day at the
FIFA headquarters in Zurich with the “FIFA Master”
students. During the visit, participants are also
able to attend a series of presentations by FIFA
managers.

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The FIFA/CIES International
                                                              University Network

    The FIFA/CIES University Network Scholarships
The FIFA/CIES University Network Scholarships                 Since the scholarship was created in 2012, students
allow FIFA/CIES Executive Programme alumni to                 from countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile,
finance their participation in the “FIFA Master”              Costa Rica, Egypt, Guatemala, Lebanon, Russia,
course (course registration fees, travel expenses,            South Africa, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey,
accommodation, etc.). Candidate applications must             Ukraine and Venezuela, have all been awarded
meet the criteria defined by CIES and the “FIFA               scholarships.
Master” Scientific Committee.

    Other FIFA/CIES University Network projects
The FIFA/CIES University Network - with the support           issues related to sports management, as well as the
of its partners - regularly offers FIFA/CIES Executive        opportunity to attend various international sports
Programme students and alumni the opportunity to              competitions.
attend conferences and seminars on various topical

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Application form
                                             Part I
             Data requirements for intranet profile

1. Personal information & demographic data

First name                                                        Surname

Nationality n°1                                                   Nationality n°2

Country of residence                                              Mother tongue

Language spoken n°2                                               Language spoken n°3

Gender        male         female                                 Date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy)

Do you play any sports?                Yes      No

If ‘yes’, please specify            Sport n°1

                                    Sport n°2

                                    Sport n°3

2. Education

What is your highest qualification? (PhD, Master, Bachelor, etc.)

In which field of studies

At which university / school / institution

Is your highest qualification sport-related?           Yes        No

Besides your ‘highest qualification’, have you completed any sport-related education?          Yes    No

If ‘yes’, please specify            University/ School/ Institution

                                    Diploma/ Degree obtained

                                    Field of Studies

3. Professional activity

Are you currently employed/ working?             Yes         No

If ‘yes’, please specify            Your job position

                                    Your employer

Is your job sport-related - even partially/ indirectly?           Yes       No

If ‘yes’, please specify            Sport n°1

                                    Sport n°2

                                    Sport n°3

If ‘no’, please specify             Your field of activity

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                                                                   Part I
                                                                   Data requirements for intranet profile

Do you have a second employment/ job?            Yes     No

If ‘yes’, please specify       Your second job position

                               Your second employer

Is your second job sport-related - even partially/ indirectly?       Yes    No

If ‘yes’, please specify       Sport n°1

                               Sport n°2

                               Sport n°3

If ‘no’, please specify        The field of your second activity

4. Voluntary activities (past or present)

Voluntary activity (past or present)?      Yes     No

If ‘yes’, please specify       Your voluntary position

                               Your voluntary institution

Was/is your voluntary activity sport-related?      Yes      No

If ‘yes’, please specify       Sport n°1

                               Sport n°2

                               Sport n°3

If ‘no’, please specify        The field of your voluntary activity

5. Contact details & social networks

Mobile phone

E-mail

E-mail n°2

LinkedIn account (http link)

Facebook account (http link)

Twitter account (http link)

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Application form
                                         Part II
Additional data requirements for the university

1. Personal contact information (capital letters)

Home address

Postal code                                City                                               Country

Place of birth                                             Fax

Where did you hear about the course?

Are you/were you a student at Mahatma Education Society (MES)?

If ‘yes’, please provide your course details while you were at MES

(A certified copy of identification document/passport must be attached to this application)

2. Educational background
Please start with your highest qualification
(certified copies of certificates obtained must accompany the application)

      College / School                   Location                     Period of study                   Field of Study

Professional qualification
(Certified copies of certificates obtained must accompany the application)

       Date obtained           Prof. firm or educ. institution    Qualification and subject         Result obtained

3. Please submit a Statement of Purpose (not exceeding 1000 words) that includes:

a) Your involvement with sports
b) Your reasons for enrolment to this course
c) Your future professional plans

Place and date                                                                   Signature

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